Essential Vietnamese Phrase Book

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Phan Van Giuong
C. E. Tuttle, Apr 15, 2003 - Foreign Language Study - 152 pages
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With 'Periplus Essential Phrase Books', you’ll develop the confidence you need to approach any situation with key words, phrases, essential grammar, and pronunciation. These pocket-sized companions display information in two colors for easy access. The pronunciation guides are clear and accessible. Each volume contains an outline of grammatical principles. Authentic script and romanized forms are included where applicable. Bonus sections include phrase panels in the target language to promote two-way communication. Useful information on getting around and making travel arrangements, as well as descriptive listings of typical menu items, provide everything the traveler needs to get started-all presented in a way that is concise and easy to understand.

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Phan Van Giuong is professor in Vietnamese studies and served as the Convenor of the Vietnamese Language and Culture program at Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia for over 18 years. He has taught Vietnamese and English since 1965. He was the founder Dean of the Faculty of Languages and Culture Studies at Hoa Sen University. Professor Phan is the author of many textbooks: "Vietnamese for Beginners (1-4)", "Functional Vietnamese", "Modern Vietnamese (1 - 4)", "Vietnamese for Foreign Travellers", "Vietnamese Interactive Books" and a series of "Pocket", "Concise" and "Compact Vietnamese-English" dictionaries. He was the editor of several Vietnamese literature magazines and newspapers and awarded the Order of Australia Medal and the International Educator of the Year award for his outstanding contributions to the teaching of Vietnamese language and culture. Professor Phan is now working for the International Baccalaureate, United Kingdom.

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